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Entrepreneurship Advice for the Engineering Industry

The Civil Engineering Magazine published monthly by the South African Institute of Civil Engineering (SAICE) regularly contains feature articles on entrepreneurship. The September 2021 issue featured Naomi Naidoo (Founder and Director of Pink Africa Consulting Engineers). In the interview Naomi shares her motivation to start Pink Africa and highlights some of the challenges and lessons learnt as a young entrepreneur. She founded Pink Africa in November 2016 and started by sub-consulting to larger engineering companies. As time progressed, the Pink Africa team grew and expanded into various disciplines as well. In the interview Naomi also encourages young engineers to get

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Pink Africa Celebrates 5 Years

Pink Africa Consulting Engineers celebrated 5 years in business on the 31st of October 2021. At Pink Africa we are extremely grateful to God, our amazing clients and supportive family and friends in helping us achieve this milestone.The past 5 years has seen the company grow to 5 full time employees and 3 part time employees. The young dynamic team at Pink Africa prides themselves in providing quality work that meets the client’s needs. While there remains much uncertainty within the engineering industry, we at Pink Africa are confident that we are well positioned for the future. We look forward

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Commendation received for a Masters Dissertation given by SAICE Durban

The South African Institute of Civil Engineering, Durban Branch presented Sumashni Moodley, Senior Traffic Engineer at Pink Africa, with a “Commendation for a Masters Dissertation in a Transport Field at a South African University”.  The Dissertation is titled “DEVELOPMENT OF A MULTI-MODAL INTEGRATION INDEX FOR MEASURING PASSENGER NEEDS AND PRIORITIES AT INTERMODAL INTERCHANGES” and was completed at the University of Pretoria. The aim of the dissertation research proposal was to develop a single multi-modal integration index which incorporates the various needs and priorities of passengers at intermodal interchanges. In a South African context, relatively little research has been conducted on

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CESA Indaba: Professionalisation in the State and Private Sector

The Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) held its annual Infrastructure Indaba on the 28th and 29th of September 2021. Naomi Naidoo, Director at Pink Africa Consulting Engineers and CESA Board Member was the Facilitator of Session 5, discussing Professionalisation in the State and Private Sector. The session delved into the current state of affairs in South Africa’s Public sector. The National Development Plan recognises that South Africa needs to maintain and expand its electricity, water, transport and telecommunications infrastructure in order to support economic growth and social development goals in the medium and long term. However, many municipalities report infrastructure

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